Noise at Work Training - Competent Persons Course

Learn how to comply with The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005

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Cost Per Person: £975.00 (£1170.00 inc VAT)

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Course Length: 3 days

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Date: Tue 26 Nov 2019
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On this Noise at Work Assessments Training Course you will learn all of the requirements of complying with The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005. Our highly experienced and qualified tutors will cover all current legislation and standards, a large practical session of using sound level meters, analysing your measured data, understanding noise and it’s effects on humans and principles of acoustics.

Who Should Attend this Noise at Work Training?

Any organisation where noise is an issue should have a competent person for Noise at Work Risk Assessments. This person may be a professional safety officer, a works manager or simply someone who has been given the responsibility for it. The course forms an ideal follow up to a NEBOSH diploma or can be simply stand-alone.

If you’re unsure whether this course is suitable for you, you can download Module 1 for free.

Aims and Objectives of this Noise at Work Training

The course is designed to meet the requirements of the Noise at Work Regulations, giving you the knowledge and skills to be classed as "competent" to carry out Noise at Work Risk Assessments. The subjects covered vary from the principles of acoustics to the identification and management of noise problems. Practical elements are included to help you with the task of reducing noise exposure in the workplace.

  • To ensure that you have an understanding of the principles of acoustics
  • To develop an understanding of the effects of noise on people
  • To give you and insight into instrumentation and practical noise monitoring
  • To develop in-depth knowledge of Noise at Work Legislation
  • To provide you with an insight into the principles of noise control
  • To ensure you can prepare a report to satisfy HSE requirements

Noise at Work Training Course Overview

The course consists of 3 modules, which are structured in the following way.

Module 1 Distance Learning Pack

Module 1 is designed to guide you through the basic principles of acoustics incorporating the concepts of sound pressure level, including notation and units used. The format of Module 1 is an hour long webinar, giving you the flexibility to study as and when you want. The work in Module 1 gives you a good foundation and should be attempted before attending Module 2.

You can download Module 1 for free here.

Module 2 Three Day Seminar

The syllabus for module 2 will include major topics incorporating acoustic theory, noise at work measurement parameters, noise reduction techniques, Legislation and standards, instrumentation and measurement. There is also a heavy practical element of the course to familiarise you with the techniques of measurement in the workplace and the fundamental operation of instruments.

Module 3 Noise at Work Risk Assessment Report

This can either be produced using results from measurements taken during module 2 or can be a project of your choice, which involves the production of a noise at work risk assessment report. This report is the basis of certification for the course and is marked by your tutor. On successful completion, a certificate of competence will be issued.

What will you achieve?

Successful completion of the three modules will result in the awarding of a 3 Year Certificate of Competency, giving you the evidence you need to prove your suitability for performing assessments in the workplace.

"Jarek presented with knowledgale authority in a friendly maner. Questions were freely answered. A great course offering practical insight into the noise at work assessment process."
Andrew Williams, IOM Government - 20th Sep 2016

"Really interesting course, well presented by an excellent teacher, fantastic materials to help with complicated subject matter. The venue is fantastic with excellent facilities. I would highly recommend this course to anyone interested in noise at work."
Sean Lowe, Whitemeadow - 28th Mar 2017

"Fantastic training- made a technical subject easy to understand. Very high standard of training. Stephen was very professional- excellent Tutor. Thankyou for answering my questions and I fell so much more confident and competant following the course very much worth doing."
Ian Stephenson, Health and safety focused - 26th Jan 2016

"Good and interesting lectures worth the long travel (Philippines to UK)."
Rodofo de la Cruz, Ear Diagnostics - 16th Jul 2013

"Fantastic course! Really enjoyed it, looking forward to attending further courses with the Castle Group. Thank you all."
Amylee Davies, BPI Recycled Products - 16th Sep 2014

"Very well organised course from booking the course to the delivery and content."
Glen Atkins, INTU Metrocentre - 18th Jul 2017

"This is the second Noise at Work course I have attended in 10 years. Very interesting and comprehensive"
Martyn Willis, Port of Tyne - 3rd Dec 2015

"I have enjoyed the course very much as it was well presented which made the content easier to understand. Thank-you Stephen. Also had a great night out with everyone on Tuesday – thank you Simon."
David Chivers, Serco - 29th Nov 2011

"Excellent ! Well structured, well paced, expertly delivered course."
David Mackie, Lothian & Borders Fire and Rescue - 22nd Mar 2011

"The course was very well presented, the trainer had excellent subject knowledge and all relevant information was included in clear hand outs. Location was very good and I would definitely recommend this course to others."
Cerian wood, Unilever - 25th Nov 2014

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